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Corporal PLY/1667S Frederick Austin Ghent

2nd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry
Killed in Action, Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), France and Flanders, 26th October 1917 aged 21

  • Buried: Poelcapelle British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XVII.B.10
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Frederick and Annie Ghent [nee Newbold]
  • Husband of Mary Ghent [nee Ford]. Married 3 Mar 1907 at Chilvers Coton
  • Father of Ida Annie Ghent [1911]
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton, Abbey Church of St. Mary

Links to Relevant Information

  • CWGC Page for Corporal Ghent
  • Poelcapelle British Cemetery
  • Royal Marine Light Infantry

1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 9 May 1883 at Mansion Street, Hinckley, Leics
  • Lived at Hereford, Herefordshire [1891]
  • Lived at 26 George and Dragon Yard, Chilvers Coton [1901]
  • Lived at 102 Coton Road, Nuneaton [1911]
  • Employed as a Hairdresser [1901 & 1911]
  • Enlisted at 14 Feb 1916 Warwick

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